Get ready for a fun trip to Minneapolis! Browse collections at the Minneapolis Museum of Art, shop at the Mall of America, or take to the water in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. However you spend your time in the Twin Cities, you'll have a blast.

Family Guide to Minneapolis

Check out the top spots for families in Minneapolis (including lots of free and budget-friendly attractions!). Ready to pack your bags? Download the Minneapolis coloring page so the kiddos can keep track of every place you visit.

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A group of Penguins in the zoo wait to be fed.

Minneapolis: Make Your Dollar Go Further

This Minnesota city has attractions that appeal to both kids and grown-ups – and your budget! Add these affordable stops to your Minneapolis family vacation list.

View of Minneapolis, Minnesota from across the river on a partly cloudy day at sunset.

Where to Shop Like a Local in Minneapolis

Love to shop in new cities? Discover some of the best funky and fun shopping districts found throughout Minneapolis that the locals keep all to themselves.

A view of the Mill City Ruins in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on clear sunny day

Minneapolis Treasure: A Guide to Antiquing in the City of Lakes

Locals in Minneapolis, Minnesota, love their art and antiques, especially those that focus on Scandinavian culture. From library ladders to vintage jewelry, check out these hidden gems to find the best Minneapolis antique treasures.

Loring Park in Minneapolis, Minnesota

48 Hour Guide to Minneapolis

Minnesota isn’t glitzy like South Beach, Miami, or Honolulu, but you know what else Minneapolis isn’t? Ridiculously expensive and super far away.


A Visitor’s Guide to the Minneapolis Art Scene

Say “Minneapolis,” and you might think of Viking football and snowy winters, but this Minnesota city isn’t just about lakes and frozen tundra.

Panoramic view of stone arch bridge crossing the Mississippi River on a sunny day in Minneapolis

Affordable Family Activities in Minneapolis

Is there a faster way to kill a vacation buzz than gathering up the receipts to see how much you spent? Family vacations can be super-pricey, but they don’t have to be.

Coffee, an egg and ham breakfast, orange juice, jellies and toast sit on a table with a white tablecloth at a restaurant in Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Best Brunches in Minneapolis

Eggs, pastries, savory meats, coffee, fresh juices — what’s not to like about brunch? If you’re in the Twin Cities, you’re in for a treat. The city does brunch in a big way, with lots of options to suit any mood — casual and quirky to white cloth fine dining — your choice.